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Lung cancer mortality rates among women projected to increase by over 40 percent by 2030

The global age-standardized lung cancer mortality rate among women is projected to increase by 43 percent from 2015 to 2030, according to an analysis of data from 52 countries. The global age-standardized breast cancer mortality rate is projected to decr
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:44
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[UK] Women smokers have smaller, sicklier babies

Women who smoke during pregnancy risk having smaller, less healthy babies not just because of their nicotine habit, but because they also have a poor diet lacking in fruit and vegetables that deprives their babies of essential nutrients, a new study publ
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:31
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Health of women before and during pregnancy: health behaviours, risk factors and inequalities (PDF)

rates of smoking in pregnancy in the most deprived areas of England are 5 times those in the least deprived areas (20% and 4% respectively). White women and women of Mixed ethnicity are most likely to smoke. Large numbers of records do not have a smoki
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:27
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[UK] Adopt national initiative to stave off annual stillbirth toll, urges NHS England

Carbon monoxide testing for smoking in pregnancy, which is strongly associated with stillbirth, was almost universal. The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, a coalition of health organisations, welcomed the progress made, but insisted that work stil
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:20
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Drinking While Breast-Feeding May Dampen Child's Brain Development breastfeeding

Dr. Michael Grosso... said she suspects smoking probably has some detrimental effects during breast-feeding, as there's evidence that it does in pregnancy. She also suggests abstaining from smoking while breast-feeding.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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Drinking or Smoking While Breastfeeding and Later Cognition in Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

The suggestion that smoking tobacco during lactation reduces cognition in children was not supported.
Pediatrics
added Jul 31, 2018 07:40
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[UK] Maternity units 'could prevent 600 stillbirths a year in England'

About 600 stillbirths a year in England could be prevented if maternity units followed national best practice, the health service said. NHS England said practical steps including reducing smoking in pregnancy, and better monitoring of babies’ growth and
Press Association (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:19
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The Combined Effect of Cigarette Smoking and Fitness on Injury Risk in Men and Women

smokers experienced 20-30% higher risk of injury than non-smokers. In addition, higher aerobic and muscular fitness were generally not protective against injury between least fit and more fit smokers. However, higher fitness was protective against injury
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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women’s colleges now eligible for tobacco-free campus grant

over the past three years, the Truth Initiative® Tobacco-Free College Program and CVS Health Foundation have helped more than 100 minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges advocate for, adopt and implement a comprehensive smoke- or to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2018 01:08
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